The Open Office Trap: New Yorker article about how open offices decrease motivation/productivity/creativity, fester illness, and frustrate employees who cannot focus or control anything about their environment.
Where in the World is your Food from? (Food Mapping!)
Where is our Food from? Gathering data from the supermarket, and then mapping our fruits and veggies: learn lessons in geography, nutrition, science, and about our food system. Cool for at home and in the classroom.
Press freedom/freedom of speech - crucial to any well functioning democracy because it, among other things, allows people to question the actions and decisions of those in power. These are the countries with the most and least press freedom in the world.